Photography and commentary from John Fujimagari

Castle Light

Late Afternoon At Castle

Castle Mountain is one of the most distinctive mountains in Banff National Park. It stands apart from other nearby mountains. It’s up thrust strata is instantly recognisable from the Trans-Canada Highway.

I’ve photographed Castle many times and the light is always changing on the mountain face. Some days the clouds move in and the peaks are not visible, often there won’t be any visibility above the treeline. On this day, the afternoon sun warmed the exposed rocks. The small lenticular cloud in the lower left was also warmed by the setting sun.

In the best light…


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